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Ecuador

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National Assembly

Historical data on women

Data on women’s right to vote and to stand for election, the date at which the first woman entered parliament, and female Heads of State or Government

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1929
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Restricted
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
Optional for women, compulsory for men; in 1967 it became compulsory for both sexes. Literacy required for both sexes
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1967
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
In 1967 it became compulsory for both sexes.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1960

Women Heads of State or Government

Woman Heads of State or Government
Not available
See historical data for this field.